There are 4 ways to get from New Haven to Block Island by train, ferry or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, ferry  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to Kingston Amtrak Northeast Regional
  2. Take the ferry from Point Judith Ferry Terminal, Narragansett, RI to Block Island Ferry, New Shoreham, RI Block Island Ferry

$86 - $208

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry via Kennedy Plaza  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from New Haven, Ct to Providence, Ri
  2. Take the bus from Kennedy Plaza to Great Island At Ferry Terminal 66 / ...
  3. Take the ferry from Point Judith Ferry Terminal, Narragansett, RI to Block Island Ferry, New Shoreham, RI

$32 - $63

2 alternative options

Train, ferry via New London Union Station  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to New London Union Station Northeast Regional / ...
  2. Take the ferry from New London to Block Island

$32 - $205

Bus, ferry  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from New Haven, Ct to New London, Ct 3434 / ...
  2. Take the ferry from New London to Block Island

$37 - $49

Questions & Answers

The distance between New Haven and Block Island is 71 miles.

The best way to get from New Haven to Block Island without a car is to train and ferry which takes 4 h 22 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 22 min to get from New Haven to Block Island, including transfers.

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There are 24+ hotels available in Block Island. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New Haven to Block Island.
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  • Distance: 71.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 22 min

What companies run services between New Haven, CT, USA and Block Island, RI, USA?

There is no direct connection from New Haven to Block Island. However, you can take the train to Kingston Amtrak, take the walk to Kingston Railroad Station, take the line 66 bus to Great Island At Ferry Terminal, take the walk to Point Judith Ferry Terminal, Narragansett, RI, then take the ferry to Block Island Ferry, New Shoreham, RI. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from New Haven to Block Island via New London Union Station and New London in around 5 h 19 min.

Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Haven Union Station to Kingston Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $120
Business Seat
$100 - $190
Train from New Haven Union Station to New London Union Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$100 - $180
Shore Line East
Website
shorelineeast.com
Train from New Haven Union Station to New London
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
shorelineeast.com
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New Haven, Ct to New London, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $25
Bus from New Haven, Ct to Providence, Ri
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45
RIPTA
Phone
+1 401-781-9400
Email
customerrelations@ripta.com
Website
ripta.com
Bus from Kennedy Plaza to Great Island At Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
ripta.com
Ferry operators
Block Island Ferry
Website
blockislandferry.com
Ferry from Point Judith Ferry Terminal, Narragansett, RI to Block Island Ferry, New Shoreham, RI
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Schedules at
blockislandferry.com
Traditional
$13
High Speed
$20 - $21
Block Island Express
Phone
+1 860-444-4624
Website
goblockisland.com
Ferry from New London to Block Island
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
goblockisland.com

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